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[texts]Instructions for Erecting Blue Streak Model 8 Linotype - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
A booklet containing the procedures for assembling a later "Blue Streak" era Model 8 Linotype from the "stripped to base" state that it would be in as shipped from the factory to a US destination.  1936.  Printing code: 621.08-K-O-15Z
Keywords: linotype; assembly; maintenance; model 8
Downloads: 10
[texts]The Book of the Matrix Announcing Specimen Book of Type Styles - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
The Book of the Matrix[:] Announcing Specimen Book of Type Styles . (Brooklyn, NY: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1916). While this is in theory a prospectus for a type specimen book, it contains no specimens and little typographical information per se. Rather, it emphasizes the manufacturing capabilities of the Mergenthaler company. 16pp. It contains photographs of the Mergenthaler main office (Tribune Building), selling offices, and Brooklyn plant (exterior and some interior views)...
Keywords: mergenthaler linotype; matrix; type specimens
Downloads: 95
[texts]Linotype Lubrication - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
"Linotype Lubrication." (Brooklyn, NY: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1945. Printing code 610.19-I-X-2X (which dates it to September 1945 by the Mergenthaler coding of dates in their printing codes). This material appeared originally in the book "Linotype Machine Principles" (1940), which is online at linotype.org . It was later reprinted in a booklet in the "Linotype Life Extension" series: "General Maintenance (Part I): Routine Checkups, Cleaning and Lubrication" (Brooklyn, NY: Mergenthaler Li...
Keywords: linotype
Downloads: 31
[texts]Erection Procedure for the Model 32 Blue Streak Linotype - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
The procedures for erecting a Model 32 Linotype from a "stripped to base" condition. Includes a dimensioned floor plan. This document dates from the late 1940s or 1950s.
Keywords: linotype; linecasting; printing
Downloads: 100
[texts]Linotype General Maintenance (Part I): Routine Checkups, Cleaning and Lubrication - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
"General Maintenance (Part I): Routine Checkups, Cleaning and Lubrication." (Brooklyn, NY: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1942.) This is a booklet in the "Linotype Life Extension" series. Printing code: 610.25-C-U-22X.
Keywords: linotype
Downloads: 32
[texts]Instructions for Erecting Blue Streak Model 5 Linotype - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
The procedures for erecting a Model 5 Linotype from a "stripped to base" condition. Includes a dimensioned floor plan. This document dates from the late 1940s or 1950s.
Keywords: linotype; linecasting; printing
Downloads: 176
[texts]Parts Catalog for the Linotype Hydraquadder, Catalog No. 58 - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
Parts Catalog for the Mergenthaler Linotype Hydraquadder. Catalog No. 58. First Release. Printing code: 741.58-D-WW-4X. Includes the Manual Hydraquadder and the Electrically Controlled Hydraquadder.
Keywords: Linotype; linecasting; parts; operation and maintenance
Downloads: 65
[texts]Linotype General Maintenance (Part III): Casting - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
"General Maintenance (Part III): Casting." (Brooklyn, NY: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1942.) This is a booklet in the "Linotype Life Extension" series. Printing code: 610.27-D-U-22X.
Keywords: linotype
Downloads: 27
[texts]The Linotype Line - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
Advertising brochure for Linotypes: "Blue Streak" models 5, 31 & 32, 29 & 30, 33 & 34, and 35 & 36. Thanks are due to Greg Fischer (The Linofish) for preserving this document and making it available.
Keywords: linotype; linecasting; printing
Downloads: 117
[texts]Weights and Measurements for Linotype Machines for Export - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
Literature documenting the weights and measurements of Blue Streak, Comet, and Rangemaster era Linotypes stripped for export. Also appendices on procedures for stripping a Model 31 Linotype (both "strip to base" and "factory strip").
Downloads: 104
[texts]The Elektron Electrical System (Service Instruction No. 21) - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
The June, 1968 edition of the electrical system service manual for the Mergenthaler Linotype Company "Elektron" line (Elektron, Elektron II, Elektron Mixer, but not the Auto-Controlled Elektron).
Downloads: 21
[texts]Useful Matrix Information - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
A publication listing all of the then-current Mergenthaler Linotype linecasting matrices by their numbers, along with information on matrices, matrix fonting schemes, keyboard layouts, and matrix characteristics and care. Printing code 610.11.2-B-X-24X. Dated 1945 on the cover. This is the third edition (that is, the second, or ".2" revision) of this work.
Keywords: Linotype; matrices; linecasting
Downloads: 240
[texts]The Linotype Handbook for Teletypesetter Operation - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
An executive-level "semi-technical" overview of the Teletypesetter system from a Mergenthaler Linotype perspective. It contains good illustrations of the basic TTS components.
Keywords: linotype; teletypesetter
Downloads: 95
[texts]Linotype Keyboard Practice - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
"Linotype Keyboard Practice." (Brooklyn, NY: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1947). This booklet contains extracts from the 1940 Mergenthaler book "Linotype Keyboard Operation." It was issued in the present from in 1947 as a booklet in the series "Linotype Lifetime Extension." Printing code: 610.32-I-Z-10X.
Keywords: linotype
Downloads: 42
[texts]Linotype Finishing Procedure - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
The procedure for doing the final assembly and adjustment ("finishing") of a mostly-assembled Linotype. This is a factory procedure, but this document was furnished to a customer, along with the Mergenthaler "Erection and Inspection Report" checklist (also included here) for final assembly at the customer's site. This procedure also includes the official Mergenthaler specifications for slug dimensional tolerances.
Keywords: linotype
Downloads: 98
[texts]LinotypeDecorativeMaterial - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
A specimen book of ornamental border matrices and matrix slides for the Linotype composing linecaster. This is the April 1929 reprint (printing code: 350.01). It is very similar to the 1928 edition, and much of this material appears at least as early as the 1923 edition. It includes an insert of "Garamond Decorative Material Designed by T. M. Cleland and also a two-page insert (printing code 350.12) of "A New Group of Linotype Matrix Slides" which was not present in the 1928 edition...
Keywords: linotype; typography; specimen books
Downloads: 71
[texts]Linotype General Maintenance (Part II): Assembling - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
"General Maintenance (Part II): Assembling." (Brooklyn, NY: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1942.) This is a booklet in the "Linotype Life Extension" series. Printing code: 610.26-C-U-22X.
Keywords: linotype
Downloads: 35
[texts]Linotype General Maintenance (Part IV): Distribution and Driving - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
"General Maintenance (Part IV): Distribution and Driving." (Brooklyn, NY: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1942.) This is a booklet in the "Linotype Life Extension" series. Printing code: 610.25-C-U-22X. In addition to its material on the Distribution and Driving sections of the machine, this booklet also includes a section on Adjustments of all divisions of the Linotype.
Keywords: linotype
Downloads: 17
[texts]Linotype Decorative Material (in sections) - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
A specimen book of ornamental border matrices and matrix slides for the Linotype composing linecaster. This entry contains the book divided into several smaller PDFs for ease of downloading. For the main entry for this book (which has more complete bibliographic information, contains caveats about known aesthetic issues in the scan and presents the entire book in a single large PDF for easier online reading) see:https://archive.org/details/LinotypeDecorativeMaterial1929 The best way to use this ...
Keywords: linotype; typography; specimen books
Downloads: 141
[texts]Linotype Parts Catalog No. 51 Assembling and Distributing Mechanisms [part 2 of 2] - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
"Parts Catalog for Assembling and Distributing Mechanisms for Blue Streak Linotypes Models 5, 29, 30, 31, 32." Catalog No. 51. The digitization of this Catalog is in two parts; this is part 2 (from page 234). See http://www.archive.org/details/LinotypePartsCatalogNo51AssemblingDistributingPt1 for part 1 of this digitization. This present Catalog is the companion volume to "Linotype Parts Catalog No 52 Casting and Driving Mechanisms" (1957).
Keywords: linotype; parts catalog; parts book; linecasting; typesetting; machine
Downloads: 175
[texts]Corona [typeface] - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
A booklet promoting the typeface "Corona" by the Mergenthaler Linotype company which illustrates its use in a variety of situations (primarily newspapers). Printing code: 312.19-J-PP-23X ("PP" = 1951)
Keywords: linotype; typography; specimen books
Downloads: 61
[texts]Useful Matrix Information - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
A publication listing all of the then-current Mergenthaler Linotype linecasting matrices by their numbers, along with information on matrices, matrix fonting schemes, keyboard layouts, and matrix characteristics and care. Printing code 610.11.4-5-66-20X
Keywords: Linotype; matrices; linecasting
Downloads: 304
[texts]Useful Matrix Information - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
A publication listing all of the then-current Mergenthaler Linotype linecasting matrices by their numbers, along with information on matrices, matrix fonting schemes, keyboard layouts, and matrix characteristics and care. Printing code 610.11.3-K-XX-13X. This booklet is undated, but Jim Gard of the San Jose Printers' Guild has cracked the Mergenthaler publication code and determined that "K-XX" designates "11-59", or November 1959.
Keywords: Linotype; matrices; linecasting
Downloads: 207
[texts]Adjustment and Maintenance of the Linotype Elektron: Assembling and Line Delivery - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
The June, 1964 edition of Service Instruction No. 22 for the Mergenthaler Linotype Company's "Elektron" line of Linotype composing linecasting machines.
Keywords: mergenthaler; linotype; elektron
Downloads: 19
[texts]Newspaper headings composed direct from the keyboard in sizes from 6 to 60 point - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Keywords: Type and type-founding; Newspaper layout and typography; Linotype
Downloads: 713
[texts]Erection Procedure for the Model 31 Blue Streak Linotype - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
The procedures for erecting a Model 31 Linotype from a "stripped to base" condition. Includes a dimensioned floor plan. This document dates from the late 1940s or 1950s.
Keywords: linotype; linecasting; printing
Downloads: 221
[texts]Linotype faces - Mergenthaler Linotype Company

Keywords: Printing -- Specimens; Linotype
Downloads: 1,121
[texts]One-line specimens, linotype faces - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Keywords: Type and type-founding; Linotype
Downloads: 886
[texts]Linotype Parts Catalog No. 51 Assembling and Distributing Mechanisms [part 1 of 2] - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
"Parts Catalog for Assembling and Distributing Mechanisms for Blue Streak Linotypes Models 5, 29, 30, 31, 32." Catalog No. 51. The digitization of this Catalog is in two parts; this is part 1 (through page 233). See http://www.archive.org/details/LinotypePartsCatalogNo51AssemblingDistributingPt2 for part 2 of this digitization. This present Catalog is the companion volume to "Linotype Parts Catalog No 52 Casting and Driving Mechanisms" (1957).
Keywords: linotype; parts catalog; parts book; linecasting; typesetting; machine
Downloads: 317
[texts]Linotype Instruction Book, Micro-Therm Electric Pot (Comet Type) - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
This is the installation, operation, and maintenance manual for the temperature controls and heaters of the Linotype "Comet Type" Electric Pot Type C-4 and "Universal Comet Type" Electric Pot Type G, equipped with Micro-Therm Temperature Controls and Lino-Therm heaters. This is the third edition. Printing code: 720.13.2-J-Nn-2X. The Comet Type electric pot was introduced in 1950 for the Linotype Comet model...
Keywords: linotype, micro-therm, pot, heaters, comet
Downloads: 345
[texts]The Care and Maintenance of Matrices - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
"The Care and Maintenance of Matrices."  A booklet in the series "Linotype Lifetime Extension" by the Mergenthaler Linotype Company.  Printing code: 610.23 B U 25X.
Keywords: linotype
Downloads: 25
[texts]Linotypes at the Panama-Pacific Interntional Exposition. - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
1 sheet ([2] p.) : ill. (some col.) ; 32 x 35 cm. folded to 16 x 9 cm. trade catalog.
Keywords: manufacturing equipment -- catalogs; Division 45; printing and related manufacturing equipment
Downloads: 38
[texts]Linotype Parts Catalog No 52 Casting and Driving Mechanisms - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
Mergenthaler Linotype Company Catalog No. 52, Casting and Driving Mechanisms. For Linotype Models 5, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33,34, 35, 36. Brooklyn,NY: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1957.
Keywords: linotype; parts catalog; parts book; linecasting; typesetting; machine
Downloads: 774
[texts]Useful Matrix Information - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
A publication listing all of the then-current Mergenthaler Linotype linecasting matrices by their numbers, along with information on matrices, matrix fonting schemes, keyboard layouts, and matrix characteristics and care. Printing code 610.11 Printing dated 8-34. Includes, set with the main text, a Price List dated March 1934. This is the original edition of this work.
Keywords: Linotype; matrices; linecasting
Downloads: 249
[texts]Corona [typeface] - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
The derivation process for this item failed on an Internet Archive technical problem. Rather than have them re-start it manually it was easier just to re-do the item. So see instead: https://archive.org/details/LinotypeCorona1951try2
Keywords: linotype; printing type
Downloads: 28
[texts]Useful Matrix Information - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
A publication listing all of the then-current Mergenthaler Linotype linecasting matrices by their numbers, along with information on matrices, matrix fonting schemes, keyboard layouts, and matrix characteristics and care. Printing code: 610.11.1-J-P-22X. Dated October 1937. This is the second edition (that is, the first, or ".1" revision) of this work.
Keywords: Linotype; matrices; linecasting
Downloads: 262
[texts]The Legibility of Type - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
A study of issues of legibility in type design in various circumstances (newspaper use, etc.) with particular reference to Mergenthaler Linotype faces in the "Legibility Group." The copyright date of this work is 1935. The printing code on this copy is "300.01-C-O-15X". The 'O' in this code works out to 1936.
Downloads: 57
[texts]Newspaper headings composed direct from the keyboard in sizes from 6 to 60 point - Mergenthaler Linotype Company
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Keywords: Type and type-founding; Newspaper layout and typography; Linotype
Downloads: 257
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